Tornado Watch extended, now includes portions of northeast Florida
The Tornado Watch has been extended across southeast Georgia and portions on northeast Florida through 3 am. A wind Advisory remains in place for coastal Georgia and across northeast Florida through 4 pm Monday. A Weather Authority Alert for overnight storms from 12 am through 3 am.
Tornado watch for NE Florida, SE Georgia expires
The tornado watch has been canceled in the Georgia counties of Brantley, Camden, Charlton and Glynn. The tornado watch continues until 6 p.m. in the Florida counties of Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Duval, Gilchrist, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns and Union. The National Weather Service has canceled a tornado warning for Clay and Duval counties. The watch continues for Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns and Union counties in Georgia. Tornado Warning including La Crosse FL, Brooker FL, Worthington Springs FL until 3:30 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/qcJrcaIkP1 — NWS Jacksonville (@NWSJacksonville) March 18, 2021This comes as a Tornado Watch continues across Southeast Georgia and Northeast Georgia until 6 p.m.
Weather Authority Alert Thursday afternoon, especially for Georgia
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – We have a Weather Authority Alert issued today from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.Tornado Watch expected for folks in Georgia later this afternoon. This afternoon will be challenging as we are expecting a two to four hour round of showers in Jacksonville, with the most likely time of the showers between 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.RELATED: Severe weather: Storms batter the SouthIn Georgia, especially in Central Georgia to South Carolina, there could be a few supercell thunderstorms. These are large storms capable of producing high winds, large hail and a few tornadoes. This is unlikely in the Jacksonville area, but in southern Georgia it is a bigger possibility. Severe storm potential mainly from Central Georgia to South CarolinaMainly brief bursts of downpoursFriday looks very pleasant with highs in the 70s.
Turn around Tuesday as cold front pushes the rains off the coast
Wednesday the clouds build back up, with decent chances for a passing shower and cool temperatures in the mid 60s. Thursday will be a little cloudy, breezy and warm, with highs climbing into the toasty low 80s. Friday will be cooler, cloudy and breezy, with a line of showers and thunderstorms pushing through ahead of a big cool down. The weekend will be cold and sunny, starting in the mid 30s and only topping out in the upper 50s. Sunday will be a little nicer, starting out in the 40s and topping out in the 60s.
Damp cloudy morning makes way for afternoon sunshine
After a damp and foggy start we are starting to see some sunshine peek through the clouds. Afternoon highs will climb into the mid 60s across SE GA and mid to upper 60s even low 70s across portions of NE FL. If you’re planning on firing up the grill for Super Bowl Sunday you can expect some sunshine with seasonal comfortable conditions. Overnight lows will drop into the seasonal upper 40s with clear skies. The next round of potentially disruptive weather starts next Friday and spills over into the weekend.
Weather Authority Alert: Strong to severe storms track East tonight
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – As the Weather Authority Alert continues Saturday, the National Weather continues to watch to severe storms track east northeast across Northeast Florida. A Tornado Watch is in effect for Union, Putnam, St. Johns and Flagler counties until midnight. For the differences between a Tornado Watch and a Tornado Warning, see the graphic below. Difference between a Tornado Watch and Tornado WarningThe Weather Authority Alert, which runs from 4-9 p.m., was triggered by heavy, disruptive rain and the potential for isolated severe thunderstorms. Those south of the I-10 corridor have an increased chance to see a strong to severe thunderstorm.
Tornado Watch expiring for southern Jacksonville counties
Update at 2:00 a.m.Another tornado watch for parts of Northeast Florida, this time mainly our Southern counties from Alachua to Putnam to Flagler. This new tornado watch is in effect until 11 a.m., but mainly for those counties in Central Florida. The Tornado Watch was canceled for Baker, Columbia and Nassau counties in Florida, and Camden and Charlton counties in Georgia. The Tornado Watch continued in Alachua, Bradford, Clay, Duval, Gilchrist, Putnam, St. Johns, Union continues. Tornado Watch until 10 pm